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Antoon Cox

Research student
Start date at King’s: 01/10/14

Antoon Cox is a PhD student at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (Belgium). His research focuses on intercultural and multilingual communication in the emergency department. In this context, he carries out non-participant observation and discourse analysis in a highly multilingual inner city public hospital emergency department in Brussels. Apart from this, Antoon is training and examining community interpreters at the Department of Applied Linguistics of the Vrije Universiteit Brussel and at the Flemish Centre for Community interpreting (COC). Before working full-time as a researcher, Antoon was a language teacher (Dutch, English and Spanish) for some years at different levels (in secondary, adult as well as higher education). Antoon Cox holds a Master’s degree in Applied Linguistics from Erasmus University College, a Master’s degree in Communication and Journalism from the Université Catholique de Louvain and a teacher training certificate from KU Leuven. In his free time, he makes films and hosts a radio show.


Brussels Institute for Applied Linguistics (BIAL), Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB)

Division of Medical Education, King’s College London (KCL)

Centre for Language, Discourse & Communication, King’s College London (KCL)


Prof. Philippe Humblé (Lead Supervisor)
(Brussels Institute for Applied Linguistics (BIAL), VUB) 

Dr. Shuangyu Li
(Division of Medical Education and Centre for Language, Discourse & Communication, KCL) 

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